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    DescriptionTwo of today's top addiction consultants guide families devastated by a loved one's addiction. As countless families can attest, addiction is a disease that destroys families, not just individuals. Secrecy, depression, anger, and confusion are hallmark traits of addicted families. Addiction wrecks the family's home life, consumes the family's financial resources, and depletes the family's emotional reserves. Now, having helped thousands of families confront addiction, two of the nation's leading interventionists, Robert Poznanovich and Andrew T. Wainwright, have created a survival guide for families. With compelling case histories and real-life scenarios, the authors set forth a practical course of action for families to break free from the grip of addiction, a process that culminates with an intervention for the addict. The process liberates and forever changes the family. Even if the addict refuses treatment, truth about addiction has been spoken during the intervention and the family is free to move ahead with or without the addict. In 2001, authors Andrew T. Wainwright and Robert Poznanovich founded Addiction Intervention Resources, Inc. (AIR), a national behavioral health consulting, intervention and recovery management company that provides solutions to families and organizations that are struggling as a result of addictions, eating disorders, and mental illness in their homes and offices. They specialize in alcohol intervention, drug addiction intervention, sex addiction intervention, gambling intervention, eating disorder intervention and other compulsive self-destructive behavior interventions as well as mental health intervention and crisis management.


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    Title
    It's Not Okay to be a Cannibal
    Subtitle
    How to Keep Addiction from Eating Your Family Alive
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew Wainwright, By (author) Robert Poznanovich, By (author) National Intervention Team
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 254 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781592853700
    ISBN 10: 1592853706
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFJK
    BISAC V2.8: SEL026000
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25310
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    Libri: I-HE
    DC22: 616.8914, 616.89/14
    BIC subject category V2: MMZR
    BISAC V2.8: PSY038000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A11333600
    DC22: 362.29
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: W31744062
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: RC533 .W34 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: MKZR, VFJK
    Publisher
    Hazelden Information & Educational Services
    Imprint name
    Hazelden Information & Educational Services
    Publication date
    01 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Minneapolis
    Author Information
    Robert Poznanovich and Andrew T. Wainwright are cofounders of Addiction Intervention Resources, Inc., the nation's leading addiction consulting company.